Seyfarth Shaw’s Jerry Maatman Presents On 2018 Class Action Trend 3: Governmental Enforcement Litigation

Seyfarth Synopsis: Governmental enforcement litigation increased in 2018 despite the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) first full year under the presumably business-friendly Trump Administration. However, while the EEOC’s filing numbers went up, the value of the top 10 governmental settlements dropped by more than $350 million. As a result, these developments represent the third trend of the 15th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report (“WCAR”). In today’s post, our blog readers to see and hear WCAR author Jerry Maatman’s presentation from Seyfarth Shaw’s recent “Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation” book launch event. Watch Jerry discuss the government’s 2018 enforcement litigation activity in the link below!